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February 2019
25
Feb

Moora Foundations in Governance Training

10:00 am - 1:00 pm

This half day workshop provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and Management Committees. It gives participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a functioning and effective board. Course Content: The roles and responsibilities of the Board Legal requirements of Boards Applying a Corporate Governance framework to NFP organisations Key areas of effective governance Common challenges facing Boards and tips for addressing them Changes in governance and emerging issues that Boards need…

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26
Feb

Wyalkatchem Foundations in Governance Training

1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

This half day workshop provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and Management Committees. It gives participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a functioning and effective board. Course Content: The roles and responsibilities of the Board Legal requirements of Boards Applying a Corporate Governance framework to NFP organisations Key areas of effective governance Common challenges facing Boards and tips for addressing them Changes in governance and emerging issues that Boards need…

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27
Feb

Merredin Writing Successful Grant Applications

9:00 am - 3:30 pm

This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and tools for finding and developing successful funding applications. The course is very practical and will include links to databases, templates, resources, tips and the opportunity to have a go at putting together a funding application in class. Training is provided free of charge courtesy of Lotterywest funding.

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March 2019
01
Mar

Northam Writing Successful Grant Applications

9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and tools for finding and developing successful funding applications. The course is very practical and will include links to databases, templates, resources, tips and the opportunity to have a go at putting together a funding application in class. Training is provided free of charge courtesy of Lotterywest funding.

$ Free incl. GST

$ Free incl. GST non-members

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05
Mar

Naked Collaboration Forum

Karratha

9:30 am - 3:00 pm

Leave your preconceptions and assumptions at the door and join Jennifer Chaplyn of Collaboration for Impact WA in Karratha as we cut through the clutter of collaborative approaches, including Collective Impact. Gain practical tips, tools and "how-to" knowledge for immediate application in your own practice and community whilst building your network and meeting other change-makers in the Pilbara. Save the date now for this free forum and learn how to build a movement. Subscribe to the WACOSS Pilbara Bulletin for regular training updates. This…

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06
Mar

Foundations in Governance Training Geraldton

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Governing an organisation requires rules, norms and actions. Governance is the way the rules, norms and actions are structured, sustained, regulated and held accountable. This training provides an introduction to the legal obligations and core activities of Boards and management committees. It aims to give participants a foundation in governance and best practice strategies for a high functioning and effective Board. As a board member you are part of the governance body of the organisation. As such you are entrusted…

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06
Mar

Advocacy Training Geraldton

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

This two-hour workshop will provide local community groups and individuals with hands-on experience of what is involved in effective campaigns to achieve their aims. It will also demonstrate how planning a campaign in advance can get better results and shows how social media can be used to gather support. It includes advice on how to make your case to decision-makers, politicians, local government and the public, as well as practical exercises on letter-writing and media releases. Participants will have the…

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07
Mar

Outcomes Measurement Training Geraldton

9:00 am - 12:30 pm

What is the difference between measurement and evaluation? Why do we need consultants to evaluate our programs? What sort of measurement or evaluation do we do ourselves, and when do we need external assistance? What is a program logic model, and what is a theory of change, and how do we use each of these in measuring our organisations outcomes? In our current changing procurement environment of understanding and measuring outcomes, it can be very unclear as to what we…

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07
Mar

Outcomes Framework Conversation Geraldton

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

WACOSS has been working in partnership with the Department of Premier and Cabinet, and with support from the Department of Finance, on a whole-of-sector Outcomes Framework. The aim of the Framework is to create scaffolding that assists in linking outcomes across different agencies and programs, and in particular to address some of the siloes in service delivery that have been evident across program, agency and departmental levels, in turn generating better service delivery outcomes for the community. As part of…

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11
Mar

Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

The 4-hour Mental Health First Aid for the Suicidal Person course is for any interested adult. You will learn: education and information about suicide rates and risk factors in the Australian context skills and improve confidence to safely have a conversation with someone who is experiencing suicidal thoughts and behaviours practical skills for how to provide mental health first aid to someone who is feeling suicidal time to practicing these skills in a safe environment. **Please note this course is…

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11
Mar

YEP Talk in the Pilbara

Multiple locations

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The YEP Project are a team of amazing  Young People who deliver free workshops to Young People and the Youth Sector that are designed to EDUCATE, EMPOWER and positively EVOLVE Young People’s perceptions, attitudes and behaviours around sexual health and blood borne viruses.  The YEP Team will be road tripping throughout the Pilbara in March 2019, with each town receiving two workshops for young people and two workshops for sector professionals. Newman - Monday 11th March Tom Price  - Tuesday 12th March Hedland   …

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22
Mar

Governance Changes for NGOs

9:30 am - 11:00 am

This event will be useful for organisations that would like: An update on where the regulatory environment of governance is heading for NGOs Possible changes that will be occurring to the ACNC's objectives and activities Advocacy you can and can't do as a charity Whether the purpose of your organisation impacts your ability to advocate The event will be hosted by Professor David Gilchrist, a chartered accountant with more than 30 years working in the human services sector in Australia. This…

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April 2019
03
Apr

Finance Essentials for Not-for-Profits

South Hedland

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Northwest Accountancy and the WA Council of Social Service are committed to building the capacity of Pilbara Not-for-Profits and Community Sector organisations. In April, we are partnering to provide a two hour finance essentials workshop that will support current Board members, CEO’s and Managers of non-profit organisations to develop their financial knowledge and budget development skills. This opportunity is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the Pilbara Development Commission.

$ 24.00 incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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09
Apr

Finance Essentials for Not-for-Profits

Karratha

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Northwest Accountancy and the WA Council of Social Service are committed to building the capacity of Pilbara Not-for-Profits and Community Sector organisations. In April, we are partnering to provide a two hour finance essentials workshop that will support current Board members, CEO’s and Managers of non-profit organisations to develop their financial knowledge and budget development skills. This opportunity is kindly supported by Lotterywest and the Pilbara Development Commission.

$ 24.00 incl. GST

$ 30.00 incl. GST non-members

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May 2019
18
May

Pilbara Early Childhood Education & Care Conference

Karratha

7:45 am - 6:00 pm

  The 2019 Pilbara Early Childhood Education and Care Conference aims to enhance the professional practice of school and community based educators in the region. Building on the success of the 2017 forum led by Baynton West Primary School the one-day conference in 2019 will highlight the early years and provide a day of professional development to attendees. WACOSS and our Connecting Early Years Networks project are pleased to be collaborating with Baynton West Primary School to deliver this opportunity in…

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June 2019
05
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Leadership WA's mandate is to champion and develop courageous leaders. WACOSS are excited to confirm we are working closely with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. Participation in this capacity building program will involve a nomination and selection process with limited places available. Full  details will be released shortly by Sarah Turner, WACOSS Pilbara Manager.

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19
Jun

Leadership WA – Pilbara Community Sector

Karratha

12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Leadership WA's mandate is to champion and develop courageous leaders. WACOSS are excited to confirm we are working closely with Leadership WA to support two, one-day workshops for the Pilbara Community Sector in June 2019. Participation in this capacity building program will involve a nomination and selection process with limited places available. Full  details will be released shortly by Sarah Turner, WACOSS Pilbara Manager.

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